- Number: Number
- Algebra: Algebra and graphs, Coordinate geometry
- Shape and space: Geometry, Mensuration, Trigonometry, Vectors and transformations
- Probability and Statistics: Probability, Statistics
The course is tiered to enable effective differentiation for learners. The Core content is intended for learners targeting grades G–C, and the Extended content is intended for learners targeting grades D–A*.
All of the Core content is in the Extended content. All candidates take two papers. Candidates who have studied the Core syllabus content, or who are expected to achieve a grade D or below, should be entered for Paper 1 and Paper 3. These candidates will be eligible for grades C to G.
Candidates who have studied the Extended syllabus content and who are expected to achieve a grade C or above should be entered for Paper 2 and Paper 4. These candidates will be eligible for grades A* to E.